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Women's Tennis Association
WTA
Sport Professional tennis
Foondit 1973
Chairman Stacey Allaster
Chief Exec Stacey Allaster
Official website
www.wtatennis.com

The Weemen's Tennis Association (WTA), foondit in 1973 bi Billie Jean King, is the principal organizin body o weemen's professional tennis. It govrens the WTA Tour which is the warldwide professional tennis tour for weemen. Its coonterpairt organization in the men's professional gemme is the Association o Tennis Professionals (ATP).

The Weemen's Tennis Association wis foondit in the month o Juin 1973, but can trace its origins back tae Houston, Texas wi the inaugural Virginia Slims toornament, arranged bi Gladys Heldman, an held on 23 September 1970. Rosie Casals wan this first event. The WTA's corporate heidquarters is in St. Petersburg, Florida. The European heidquarters is in Lunnon, an the Asie-Paceefic heidquarters is in Beijing.

WTA Rankins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Main article: WTA Rankings

These leets are based on the WTA Rankins.[1][2]

WTA Rankins (Singles), as o 27 Februar  2017 (2017 -02-27)[3]
# Player Pynnts Prev Muive
1  Serena Williams (USA) 7,780 1 Steady
2  Angelique Kerber (GER) 7,405 2 Steady
3  Karolína Plíšková (CZE) 5,640 3 Steady
4  Simona Halep (ROU) 5,172 4 Steady
5  Dominika Cibulková (SVK) 5,075 5 Steady
6  Agnieszka Radwańska (POL) 4,670 6 Steady
7  Garbiñe Muguruza (ESP) 4,585 7 Steady
8  Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) 3,915 8 Steady
9  Madison Keys (USA) 3,897 9 Steady
10  Elina Svitolina (UKR) 3,890 13 Increase 3
11  Johanna Konta (GBR) 3,600 10 Decrease 1
12  Petra Kvitová (CZE) 3,310 11 Decrease 1
13  Venus Williams (USA) 3,280 12 Decrease 1
14  Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) 3,020 15 Increase 1
15  Elena Vesnina (RUS) 2,340 16 Increase 1
16  Timea Bacsinszky (SUI) 2,303 17 Increase 1
17  Victoria Azarenka (BLR) 2,131 18 Increase 1
18  Samantha Stosur (AUS) 2,120 19 Increase 1
19  Barbora Strýcová (CZE) 2,050 20 Increase 1
20  Kiki Bertens (NED) 1,952 23 Increase 3
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WTA Rankins (Doobles), as o 27 Februar  2017 (2017 -02-27)[4]
# Player Pynts Prev Muive
1  Bethanie Mattek-Sands (USA) 9,955 1 Steady
2  Lucie Šafářová (CZE) 8,600 2 Steady
3  Caroline Garcia (FRA) 8,230 3 Steady
 Kristina Mladenovic (FRA)
5  Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) 7,735 6 Increase 1
6  Elena Vesnina (RUS) 7,640 5 Decrease 1
7  Sania Mirza (IND) 6,405 7 Steady
8  Martina Hingis (SUI) 5,205 8 Steady
9  Andrea Hlaváčková (CZE) 4,870 9 Steady
10  Yaroslava Shvedova (KAZ) 4,585 11 Increase 1
11  Tímea Babos (HUN) 4,500 10 Decrease 1
12  Barbora Strýcová (CZE) 4,390 12 Steady
13  Peng Shuai (CHN) 3,920 16 Increase 3
14  Karolína Plíšková (CZE) 3,635 15 Increase 1
15  Chan Hao-ching (TPE) 3,510 14 Decrease 1
16  Chan Yung-jan (TPE) 3,350 13 Decrease 3
17  Lucie Hradecká (CZE) 3,210 18 Increase 1
18  Abigail Spears (USA) 3,195 19 Increase 1
19  Julia Görges (GER) 3,080 17 Decrease 2
20  Monica Niculescu (ROU) 3,025 20 Steady

Chynge syne previous week's rankins

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Sony Ericsson WTA Tour Rankings:Singles". Women's Tennis Association. 
  2. "Sony Ericsson WTA Tour Rankings:Doubles". Women's Tennis Association. 
  3. "WTA Rankings (singles)" (PDF). wtatennis.com. WTA Tour, Inc. 
  4. "WTA Rankings (doubles)". wtatennis.com. WTA Tour, Inc. 

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